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BYU CAPS gives students access to free mental health apps

Mental health apps have become popular among students, according to Klint Hobbs, a psychologist at BYU Counseling and Psychological Services.

Quarantine 15: COVID-19 stress can lead to weight gain

Some at BYU have noted similar body changes during periods of quarantine or isolation as a result of COVID-19. With physical and recreational activity virtually nonexistent and looming anxiety induced by the global pandemic, lifestyle change and stress-related weight gain is becoming more commonplace.

BYU students, faculty weigh in on memes as coping mechanism

Generation Z increasingly uses memes as a coping mechanism and method of expressing emotions in ways both healthy and not. Memes, or viral internet jokes, have helped alleviate fears from the 2020 crises including the COVID-19 pandemic and the polarizing presidential election.

Campus survey focuses on understanding mental health to help students thrive

Public Health Department conducts survey to understand mental health challenges and find solutions they can implement on campus.

BYU provides mental health options during COVID-19 outbreak

BYU and other Utah organizations are working to help students stay healthy, as residents across the nation practice social distancing.

Gymgoers seek new ways to stay active despite facility closures

Students and community members seek new, creative options for exercise as on-campus and local gyms and physical facilities close in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.